Journey to Inclusion Art Exhibition at the Port Theatre is covered in the Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper, April 4, 2013 Mamadou Ndiaye is from Senegal, West Africa and Sam Haiyupis from Ahousaht were matched up to create art that spoke to their mutual thoughts on the issue of racism. Read the whole story HERE.
Art Exhibition at the Port Theatre in Nanaimo is covered in this great story on go! Island with Kait Burgan. Watch the opening of the exhibit Journey to Inclusion story HERE on Youtube.
Today – February 27th – is Pink Shirt Day and at the Immigrant Welcome Centre we are wearing pink and joining millions of people around the world to MAKE SOME NOISE AGAINST BULLYING! To learn more about Pink Shirt Day visit the website!
Harmonies of Faith – Tonight at the Port Theatre! Harmonies in Faith showcases the rich tapestry of beliefs in the Nanaimo community. The event brings together 12 different faith groups for an evening of chants, songs, dance and spoken word. Here’s an article from today’s Nanaimo News Bulletin
Today we were honoured to welcome British Columbia’s Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation, and Technology and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism, Hon. John Yap to the Immigrant Welcome Centre. Clients, students, board members and staff were present to greet the Minister. The Minister shared with the group that multiculturalism is important and that it contributes to […]
We are getting ready for English classes to resume on Monday September 10, 2012! This year we are excited to offer ESL Level 6/7 CLB for the first time. This class has a particular focus on developing language skills appropriate for most workplaces including professional and office settings. It will also offer more flexibility in […]
We are thrilled to announce that we have been successful in receiving funding for two new diversity proposals: Arts Engagement “A Journey to Inclusion” This project will match nine diverse professional visual artists (including: photography, painting, and textile) with nine diverse community members (Including: immigrants, refugees, Aboriginal people, people of faith and LGBT community) to […]
Well, we did not sink on our maiden voyage! This is our biggest achievement, as well as getting a great amount of fun out of this exciting event. Although the Sunday chilly wind, grey clouds and very confident and experienced neighbours were quite intimidating, the Culture Clubbers managed to collect themselves and build a […]
Thanks Robert Barron at the Nanaimo Daily News for the terrific story about our Silly Boat team – The Culture Club! The team is all set and raring to go on Sunday! Ahoy, all ye mateys – see ya there!! Read the Daily News story HERE The Silly Boat Regatta is in support of the […]